Who is Jenny McCarthy?

Jenny McCarthy is an American actress, model, television host, author, screenwriter as well as an anti-vaccine activist. She was born on November 1, 1972, in Evergreen Park, Illinois, US. She was born to Dan McCarthy, and Linda McCarthy, with the birth sign Scorpio. Furthermore, She grew up with her three siblings. Jenny holds an American nationality and the mixed ethnicity of German, Irish, Croatian and Polish. Jenny stands the height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs about 55 kg, along with the body measurement 38-24-35 inches. Moreover, her blue eyes and blonde hair color make her look even more pretty. 

Jenny first attended Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School. Later, she enrolled at Southern Illinois University.

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Quick Info 
Full NameJenny McCarthy
Birth DateNovember 1, 1972
Birth PlaceEvergreen Park, Illinois, US
FatherDan McCarthy
MotherLinda McCarthy
Height5 feet 7 inches
Weight55 kg
Body Measurement38-24-35
High SchoolMother McAuley Liberal Arts High School
UniversitySouthern Illinois University
WifeDonnie Wahlberg
Net Worth$15 million

The Career of Jenny McCarthy

Jenny started her career in 1993 as a nude model for Playboy magazine. The actress was offered $20,000 to pose naked. Later, Jenny began to work as a co-host on the MTV game show, which gave her rise to popularity.

Furthermore, Jenny then started appearing in sitcoms and movies like “Basketball,” “Diamonds,” “Santa Baby,” and many more.  Likewise, in “Scream 3,” she starred alongside David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Foley, Lance Henriksen, Matt Keeslar, Emily Mortimer, Parker Posey, Deon Richmond, and Patrick Warburton. Also, she has been a co-host on “The View,” the talk show of ABC.

Likewise, Jenny is also an author. She has numerous books published. Her books include “Jen-X: Jenny McCarthy’s Open Book,” “Belly Laughs: The Naked Truth about Pregnancy & Childbirth.” Likewise, “Life Laughs,” “Baby Laughs,” “Louder than Words.” Also, “Mother Warriors,” “Healing and Preventing Autism,” “Bad Habits” are her famous books.

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Jeeny has gained many honors and achievements. In 2005, nominated for the “Daytime Emmy Awards” for “Outstanding Special Class Special.” Moreover, in 1997, he won the “Golden Apple Award” for “Female Star of the Year.”

Furthermore, in the Golden Raspberry Award, he was nominated several times; In 1999, nominated for “Worst Supporting Actress,” in 2006, won for “Worst Actress” and “Worst Screenplay,” and nominated for “Worst Screen Couple.” Likewise, in 2007, nominated for the “Worst Supporting Actress,” and in 2009, nominated for both “Worst Supporting Actress” and “Worst Screen Couple.”

Also, Jenny, in 2014, nominated for the “People’s Choice Award” for “Favourite New Talk Show Host.” In 2005, she was nominated for “The Stinker’s Bad Movie Award” for “Worst Actress.”

Personal Life

Jenny has dated many times previously. Firstly, she was in a relationship with Ray Manzella from 1994 to 1998. Later, she dated John Asher. After many years of relationship, the duo married in September 1999. Also, Jenny and Asher together had a son. But, they separated in September 2005.

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Later, Jenny was rumored to be in a relationship with Jim Carrey. Also, they were in a live-in-relationship till 2010. However, they did not have any plans to marry and later decided to split up. Jenny remained single for fro three years.

Then, Jenny dated Donnie Wahlberg. Dating for nine months, Jenny announced they engaged in “The View.” Moreover, the couple married in August 2014.

Net Worth

Jenny McCarthy, from her professional career, has been able to earn popularity along with a fair amount of money. She has an estimated net worth of about $15 million as of 2020. Her incoming is from being an actress, model, author, and also other several sources.



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